Degrees

M.S.E. Environmental Engineering and M.S. Sustainable Systems – University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI (2017)

B.S. Zoology – Michigan State University, Lansing, MI (2013)

Work Experience

  • Graduate Student Instructor, University of Michigan, 2017
  • Graduate Fellow, Michigan Environmental Council, Lansing, 2017
  • Research Assistant at The Ecology Center of Ann Arbor, 2015
  • Biodata Curator at Michigan State University/Names for Life, 2012-2015

Areas of Interest: Drinking water quality, sustainable water systems, systems analysis

Research Projects

  • I am working on an integrated assessment project with Raghav Reddy and Grace van Velden to assess sustainability of a safe drinking water supply in Bangladesh. For my Master’s thesis, I will be analyzing and comparing a variety of arsenic test kits to assess their use in the field.

Awards

  • Dow Sustainability Fellowship (2017)
  • Marshall Weinberg Internship Funds (2017)
  • Peter and Carolyn Mertz Fellowship (2017)
  • International Institute Individual Fellowship (2016)
  • Sue and Kenneth Coalman Global Experience Scholarship (2016)
  • Peter M. Wege and Jonathan W. Bulkley Fellowship in Sustainable Systems (2015)
  • School of Natural Resources and Environment Dean’s Excellence Award (2015)

 

Other Interests: Long road trips through beautiful landscapes, exploring new cities, cooking and eating good food

Contact Information: rodriggr@umich.edu